Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Soda Cans Infected by Rat Urine

KPAX-TV [Missoula, Montana]
23 September 2008

Soda can legend circulating in Gallatin Valley

An urban legend about soda can tops is making its rounds in the Gallatin Valley.

The legend comes from north Texas where a woman drank soda from a soda can that was infected by dried rat urine.

The legend concludes the woman died of Leptosporosis, a disease that is caused by liquids contaminated with animal feces, and claims soda cans are more contaminated than toilet seat covers. [...]